Job Description

About the Employer: Since 2018, The Pie Guys Bakery & Café has specialized in offering hand-made baked goods, focusing on using ingredients that are locally sourced. We offer a large selection of pies that are made from scratch, hand rolled and hand assembly each day. Along with the pies, we offer a robust range of sweets and treats, as well as a full-service lunch menu in our café. This spring, we will be relocating our Port Colborne location to a brand-new space, twice the size!

About this Position: As the Head Baker, your role is to execute the day-to-day baking needs of the business with the highest quality and standards, provide suggestions and insights into new product offerings, and help to oversee the flow of the BOH.

Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team to prepare baked goods in a timely manner focusing on quality, presentation and attention to detail
  • Pie, cake and other sweets decorating
  • Monitoring inventory in conjunction with the implementation of production schedules
  • Prepare recipes including measuring and mixing ingredients, moulding and forming dough, according to company-set standards
  • Propose and develop new recipes
  • Maintain inventory standards focusing on first-in, first-out and minimizing waste
  • Adhere to all food handling and health & safety guidelines
  • Communicate with other kitchen team members to ensure smooth flow
  • Maintain a clean and sanitized kitchen and back of house through daily and weekly cleaning tasks including dishwashing when needed

To Be Successful in this Role:

  • You have a passion for baking and are punctilious in your work
  • You love working in a fast-paced kitchen environment ensuring quality vs quantity
  • You are organized, work well as a team player and offer effective leadership skills
  • Prior baking, including cake/cupcake/cookie, experience is required (2+ years)
  • You have superior hygiene standards
  • You are dedicated to the bakery’s success and your personal development

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